It is the largest country in South America and is a mega diversity country. Brazil has hundreds of species of animals and plants. It offers an impressive tourist variety.
The volunteers will have the opportunity to deeply know the brazilian culture and its cultural traditions while you perform your volunteer program.
A) Poverty and Inequality: 36.4% (2005) B) Unemployment: 6.8% (2014) C) Population using improved water sources: 98.1% (2015)
Sources: INEC, The World Bank, Unicef
A) Inscription in the primary education: 16.8 millions 2014 B) Percentage of primary enrollment in private institutions: 16.2% 2013C) Percentage of secondary enrollment in vocational programs: 3.5% 2013
Sources: WHO, The World Bank, Unicef
A) Tons Co2 emissions per capita:2.2 (2011)B) Ecological footprint per capita: 3.0 (HAG) (2014) C) Number of animals in danger of extinction: 16 (2016)
Sources: Ecological Footprint Per Capita (HAG) - Global Footprint Network, Animales en Extinsión
Abilities: One of the most important points to participate in our volunteer programs in Brazil, is the adaptation to the culture, be willing to support in whatever is necessary, have delivered, be solidarity. More than any kind of experience you need to come with a open mind and the desire to help.
Age: The age range to participate in our volunteer programs in Brazil, is 14 to 70 years. If you are a minor and you want to join the team of volunteers, don't forget to send the letter of authorization of your parents or encourage them to participate together with you in this wonderful experience.
Language: We recommended you to participate like volunteer in Brazil, evaluate your fluency in the language. The ideal for internationals speaking volunteers is reach an intermediate level of portuguese. You will have a better communication and relationship with the members of the work team, coordinators and local persons.
Insurance: Travel insurance is required of ALL volunteers and must cover: 1) transportation in case of emergency, and 2) repatriation in case of death.
Vaccinations: We recommend these vaccinations for your volunteer program in Brazil: Hepatitis A y B, diphtheria, tetanus, typhoid.
Costs: To participate in our programs, volunteers must do a payment that is the main source of financing and support for projects and volunteer platform has EVF. This contribution serve to cover the lodging cost, feeding, operational, logistical and administrative expenses. In this way we support the sustainability of projects. Don't forget to check the costs and dates of each of the program.
The Ecuador Volunteer Foundation will provide all possible assurances. The volunteer don´t have any kind of problem and your experience in the country be unforgettable. We take care to provide security training at the time of arrival. We recommend follow our advices.
Brazil is characterized by its diverse and heavenly landscapes with large animal and plant variety. EVF gives you the opportunity to volunteer as an excellent option for travel and change the social reality of those in need through our sustainable agriculture project.
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